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Renoir His Life and Works in 500 Images

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ISBN-10: 0754823474

ISBN-13: 9780754823476

Edition: 2011

Authors: Susie Hodge

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This fascinating new book looks in detail at Renoir's influences, life and works. The first part begins with an examination of his style; it covers Renoir¿s techniques and training; painting copies at the Louvre; his time at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts; meeting his muse, Lise Trehot; working with fellow impressionist artists and his struggles for recognition. The volume then investigates Renoir¿s move away from Impressionism, his stay in Guernsey and the changes to his personal life and the way in which these informed his work. It also documents his eventual success in the art world and considers the devastating series of illnesses and losses that blighted the end of Renoir's long painting…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Anness Publishing
Publication date: 11/11/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 9.57" wide x 12.13" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 3.608
Language: English

Susie Hodge is an art historian, author and artist with over 80 books published, mainly on art and history. She also writes articles, web resources for museums and galleries, and gives workshops and lectures and schools, universities, museums, galleries, businesses and societies. She has taught in schools and colleges and contributes to radio and TV documentaries. She has an MA the History of Art and is a Fellow of the RSA.